LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Jan. 22, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 22, 2016


Events: The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 p.m.


Events: Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.

The Humane Society of Harris County hosts a fundraiser Casino Night 7–10 p.m. at the lodge and spa at Callaway Gardens. Cost is $40 per person or $75 for two. To purchase tickets, go to or contact Lorraine Berry at 404-863-1068 or

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Churches: Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pastor Walter Gordon, 706-812-0760

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church will present an appreciation with gospel singing for Lillian Truitt Floyd at 4 p.m.


Events: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Alpha Multipurpose Inc. presents the “Save Our Children” workshop 2:30 p.m. at McGhee Chapel AME Church, 1185 Hammett Road in LaGrange.

Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.

Churches: Thankful Baptist Church, 1195 Cannonville Road in LaGrange, celebrates Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m.

Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.


Events: The Living Healthy with Diabetes six-week workshop kicks off at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Classes are 1–3:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for the entire workshop. Space is limited. RSVP to Molly Jones at 706-883-1681.

LaGrange College kicks off its 2016 3D Journeys series with “The Cuban Literary Soul: Dreams, Memory and Rediscovery,” featuring Dr. Amanda Plumlee, professor of Latin American studies and modern languages. Beginning at 10 a.m., all 3D Journey lectures will be in the Dickson Assembly Room of Turner Hall. Attendees should park in the lots adjacent to the pedestrian bridge on Vernon Road, and a shuttle will take them to the door. A Dutch-treat lunch will be available in the Pitts Dining Hall following each session.

A beginner scrapbook class is offered at the Active Life Center on Ragland Street at 1 p.m. There is no cost for the class. A registration form and supply list can be picked up at the center.

Uplifting Your Faith Ministries, 104 Youngs Mill Road, hosts spiritual counseling/healing at 5 p.m. with Bishop R.L. Darden.

Meetings: Troup County Board of Health meets 8 a.m. in the board room of the Troup County Health Department, 900 Dallis St.


Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next three-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to, fax it to 706-243-6354 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon two business days prior to the item’s earliest run date. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 2153. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.